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- Subject: Re: luacom: why no Release()?
- From: Peter Cawley <lua@...>
- Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 16:03:39 +0100
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 3:54 PM, King, Mike<MKing@klmicrowave.com> wrote:
> The script runs in a Windows console window. What should happen when someone closes the window? I don't believe Lua has a way to hook the TERM signal. How can I call Close() or Quit()?
I would use the undocumented newproxy function to create a global
userdata and attach a __gc handler to be called when Lua closes:
Lua 5.1.4 Copyright (C) 1994-2008 Lua.org, PUC-Rio
> _X = newproxy(true)
> getmetatable(_X).__gc = function() print "Goodbye" end